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lame quote removedEdit

A quote I removed with an explanation of "lame quote from a lame work" has been reinserted without stating the case for it,[1] so I have removed it again. I will elaborate on the reason for removal:

First, it should be noted that the quote already appears in the article for The Boondock Saints, for which the consensus of reviewers, according to Rotten Tomatoes, is "A juvenile, ugly movie that represents the worst tendencies of directors channeling Tarantino." This is why I refer to it as a "lame work".

The quote itself is a hackneyed and inelegant expression of an idea that has been said far more memorably by a variety of eloquent luminaries. This is why I refer to it as a "lame quote".

I have real reservations about including articles on this sort of film in Wikiquote, but I recognize there is a consensus for celebrating poop culture with little regard for quotability. I do not support polluting serious theme articles with childishness or hack writing. ~ Ningauble (talk) 18:03, 11 December 2012 (UTC)


There was a line about a dog in a certain television show.  The line is available here on Wikiquote.  In the show, one character refers to the dog saying, "he was just sitting there."  The other character asks, "It's a 'he'?"  I was going to render that line to read "It's a 'he'?" and redirect "he" to males.  But, males redirects here, to an article clearly concerning human males.  Surely, it wouldn't make sense to redirect "he" to man if the quote is dealing with a canine male.

Perhaps we should get a non-species-specific article going for males and another for females?

allixpeeke (talk) 01:12, 5 March 2015 (UTC)

Return to "Man" page.